Leadership changes for Cargill’s Ocean Transportation and North America Power and Gas businesses
Geneva, Switzerland - 3 March 2016 - On March 1st, Jan Dieleman assumed the leadership of Cargill’s Ocean Transportation business with its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Dieleman took over the position of Roger Janson who has managed the business successfully since 2011 and who will pursue a new role as the head of Cargill’s Agricultural Supply Chain enterprise in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region.
Dieleman is moving to the position after leading Cargill’s North America Power and Gas business since 2014. After joining the company in 1999, he has gained his expertise working in various roles in grain products and freight trading as well as thermal energy. “I am looking forward to working with our global team to continue growing our business and providing the first-class service and solutions that make our customers successful despite the challenging times on the freight markets,” said Dieleman.
Cargill’s North America Power and Gas business will be led by Mike Newman who takes over the role of Dieleman. Newman, based in Houston, TX, USA joined Cargill in 2011 as the General Manager for Natural Gas. He has been successful in helping the business gain significant physical footprint and develop top solutions that bring competitive advantage to customers. “The great opportunities that our business can bring to customers in the current market conditions make me very enthusiastic about the job,” Newman said.
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Cargill Ocean Transportation
Cargill Ocean Transportation offers solutions which bring true value to our customers and reach beyond shipping needs. We can provide these solutions because we know what it means to operate in volatile and uncertain markets as a dry bulk charterer, a customer and a trader. Operating over 500 vessels, we offer greater flexibility and access to new markets. Our outstanding trading expertise and insight allows us to build unique solutions that let our customers adapt to market conditions and enables us all to thrive.
Cargill North America Power and Gas
Cargill North America Power and Gas is a scale power and natural gas supplier, trader and customer that provides customers with tailored solutions which solve the complexities of supply and off-take challenges. Our customers benefit from in-depth market understanding, comprehensive trading, logistics expertise and flexible credit solutions and can truly focus on business growth. We guarantee access to the products and services that our customers need, no matter what season of the year.
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